DIR: Thiago Moulin . 14 min . ES/Brazil . 2017
Divided between his passion for music and his role at the head of a family-owned factory, Fábio works hard as he projects his dreams into a kind of parallel world.
O Lamento da serpente
DIR: Guilherme da Costa . 16 min . MG/Brazil . 2017
If my past was full of mud, those who defame me today also live in the mud.
DIR: Lucía Dobal . 11 min . Argentina . 2017
Carla, an eleven year old girl who loves to play football, is entering puberty. Not happy with the recent changes in her body and the attention they arouse, Carla decides to wear an oversized hoodie in mid summer the same day she has a match.
DIR: Andrés Ramírez Pulido . 14 min . Brazil, Colombia . 2017
Deep inside the jungle, a group of teenage girls are being kept under supervision. Despite abandonment and hostility, Damiana hopes she can get in touch with her father.
DIR: Xabier Irigibel Uriz . 20 min . Costa Rica, Spain . 2017
Wild boar lives in the mountain and the mountain lives in Wild Boar. After each day of work, a simple man faces his darkness by embracing it.
Formas de Voltar para casa
DIR: Rafael Ramos . 16 min . AM/Brazil . 2017
When Rafael sees old videotapes from his family, he goes back to his past to understand his present.
Samba de Cacete: The Dawn of Maroons
DIR: André dos Santos, Artur Dutra . 26 min . PA/Brazil . 2016
O documentário mostra o Samba de Cacete, que é uma manifestação cultural ainda preservada em comunidades quilombolas do baixo rio Tocantins, Amazônia paraense, que envolve música, canto e dança com elementos dos batuques afrobrasileiros.
DIR: Sumie García . 20 min . Mexico . 2017
FotoSaeki is a photography store in the Santa María neighborhood in Mexico City. Its owner, Yukio Saeki, arrived in Mexico in 1955. At 83, he can still hear the echo of a hot Monday morning in Japan, as he walked to the ocean when he was 13 years old.
El Hombre de Cartón
DIR: Michael Labarca . 12 min . France, Venezuela . 2017
It’s Diego’s seventh birthday and something’s wrong. No one understands why he refuses to smash the piñata he happily picked up earlier with his father.
Chapéu de Bico
DIR: Ricardo Saraiva . 18 min . SP/Brazil . 2017
Carvalho, a bus driver in the outskirts of São Paulo, just bought his grandson a very special gift for their first Christmas together. In order to join the family’s celebration, he now must hope for his night shift replacement to turn up on time.
DIR: Leonardo Remor . 20 min . RS/Brazil . 2017
Among the noises of the streets, Valéria silently struggles to survive on a cold winter in Porto Alegre.
DIR: Matías Alejandro Gamio . 14 min . Argentina . 2017
A humble philosophy professor starts losing his mind after a new and expensive edition of Marx's "Capital" awakens in him a guilty obsession.
So far, So good
DIR: Ernesto Lozano . 20 min . Colombia . 2017
The daily life of a popular neighborhood in Bogotá is interrupted by a man threatening to commit suicide by jumping into the void. Echeverry, an old mariachi and Jacinto, a gambling addict, will bet the money they have to the man's decision.
The Little We Keep
DIR: Benedito Ferreira . 23 min . GO/Brazil . 2017
Grandmother and granddaughter are moving from the house where they live in the center of Goiânia, next to the lot where happened the Cesium 137 accident. Soon the House will be demolished for the construction of a museum. Meanwhile, a strange presenc
Kids and Kings
DIR: Gabriela Romeu . 16 min . SP/Brazil . 2016
During the final year of her reign, Maria faces the drama of passing the crown to her younger sister, in one of the most famous reisados of Brazil’s semi-arid hinterlands.
Juliana na Cinemateca
DIR: Diego Quindere, Estevão Meneguzzo . 16 min . RJ/Brazil . 2016
The Modern art museum’s film archive in the city of Rio de Janeiro has a collection of 80 thousand film prints and one of a kind camera negatives. Busy with the restoration of the pieces, Juliana copes with decay and the constants dilemmas that’s inv
DIR: Humberto Vallejo . 10 min . Dominican Republic . 2017
Chanel doesn’t live in New York like she has led all her family to believe. A voice message puts in danger the double life she has built for her baby daughter and herself.
Blending the void
DIR: Kevin Raul Zayat . 20 min . Argentina . 2017
A boy meets a girl meanwhile they roam the city.
DIR: Diego Lima . 18 min . PB/Brazil . 2017
A force that acts whenever two bodies go into shock and there is a tendency to move.
DIR: André Felix, Estevão Meneguzzo . 17 min . RJ/Brazil . 2016
Valentina needs to make an important decision in her life while working with film preservation at the Cinematheque of the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro.
DIR: Carla Gutiérrez Yáñez . 13 min . Argentina . 2017
Naranjita, is an old woman who has been watching cars in one of Cordoba's block for four years. While she is waiting for drivers to pay her, she passes time listening to the radio, lost between traffic and passers-by.
DIR: Ignacio Oyuela . 11 min . Argentina, China . 2017
Anyu and Lan have been living happily together for more than 50 years in Sunan, China. They both keep the Yugur tradition alive by their vocational activities.
DIR: María Graciela Lopéz Salazar, Sebastián Andrés Soto Salas . 24 min . Chile . 2017
Bastian's life is shown through his routine in the cold and humid south of Chile. He lives his life in the best way possible. Playing, not realizing the lack of water and precariousness of their environment. He's just waiting for the next rainy day.
DIR: Júlia Morim . 20 min . PE/Brazil . 2017
A chat with Maria dos Prazeres, traditional midwife, whose life experience in midwifery is a "symbiosis" between the traditional and the contemporary, the popular and the biomedical, and thus, manages to continually incorporate and build knowledge
DIR: Daniel Fernandes . 10 min . GO/Brazil . 2017
ZARAGATA (feminine noun) 1. state of disorder, of uproar; Tumult, tumult, rustle. 2. conflict or quarrel involving many people; Clutter, disorder, confusion.
Crônicas do meu silêncio
DIR: Beatriz Pessoa . 9 min . SP/Brazil . 2016
Stories and silencies that cross and recognize one another.
DIR: Hector Ochoa . 13 min . Colombia . 2017
Ciro is 70 years old. He is a peasant who plants yucca to survive. He starts feeling tired, weak and can't work the land anymore. His only son Gerson who is in jail wants to help his father.
DIR: Alejandro Ramírez Collado . 12 min . Mexico . 2017
After committing a crime, a lonely fisherman wanders through the hidden places of a coastal area.
DIR: Diego Cendra Woodman . 14 min . Argentina, Peru . 2017
Gato returns to the club he was expelled from to obtain compensation or some sort of answer from his friends who betrayed him, before executing his last movement.